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quote by Carl Jung: In some way or other we are part of a single, all-embracing psyche, a single 'greatest man...' with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

In some way or other we are part of a single, all-embracing psyche, a single 'greatest man...'

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: Life calls us forth to independence, and anyone who does not heed this call because of childish laziness or timidity is threatened with neurosis. And once this has broken out, it becomes an increasin… with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

Life calls us forth to independence, and anyone who does not heed this call because of childish laziness or timidity is threatened with neurosis. And once this has broken out, it becomes an increasingly valid reason for running away from life.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: Complexes are psychic contents which are outside the control of the conscious mind. They have been split off from consciousness and lead a separate existence in the unconscious, being at all times re… with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

Complexes are psychic contents which are outside the control of the conscious mind. They have been split off from consciousness and lead a separate existence in the unconscious, being at all times ready to hinder or to reinforce the conscious intentions.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: Not nature, but the genius of mankind, has knotted the hangman's noose with which it can execute itself at any moment. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

Not nature, but the genius of mankind, has knotted the hangman's noose with which it can execute itself at any moment.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: Far from being a material world, this is a psychic world, which allows us to make only indirect and hypothetical inferences about the real nature of matter. The psychic, alone has immediate reality, … with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

Far from being a material world, this is a psychic world, which allows us to make only indirect and hypothetical inferences about the real nature of matter. The psychic, alone has immediate reality, and this includes all forms of the psychic, even.

--Carl Jung

quote by Carl Jung: Enlightenment consists not merely in the seeing of luminous shapes and visions, but in making the darkness visible. The latter procedure is more difficult and therefore, unpopular. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

Enlightenment consists not merely in the seeing of luminous shapes and visions, but in making the darkness visible. The latter procedure is more difficult and therefore, unpopular.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: The soul does not require the organs of sense in order to see, hear, smell, taste and feel, in a much more perfect state; but with this great difference, that in such a state, it stands in much neare… with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

The soul does not require the organs of sense in order to see, hear, smell, taste and feel, in a much more perfect state; but with this great difference, that in such a state, it stands in much nearer connection with the spirtual than the material world.

--Carl Jung




quote by Carl Jung: I readily admit that I have such a great respect for what happens in the human soul that I would be afraid of disturbing and distorting the silent operation of nature by clumsy interference. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

I readily admit that I have such a great respect for what happens in the human soul that I would be afraid of disturbing and distorting the silent operation of nature by clumsy interference.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: Learn your techniques well and be prepared to let them go when you touch the human soul. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

Learn your techniques well and be prepared to let them go when you touch the human soul.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: So often among so-called primitives one comes across spiritual personalities who immediately inspire respect, as though they were the fully matured products of an undisturbed fate. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

So often among so-called primitives one comes across spiritual personalities who immediately inspire respect, as though they were the fully matured products of an undisturbed fate.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: The reason for such an unreasonable attitude with me is that I am not at all sure what will happen to me after death. I have good reasons to assume that things are not finished with death. Life seems… with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

The reason for such an unreasonable attitude with me is that I am not at all sure what will happen to me after death. I have good reasons to assume that things are not finished with death. Life seems to be an interlude in a long story.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: Science is not ... a perfect instrument, but it is a superb and invaluable tool that works harm only when taken as an end in itself. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

Science is not ... a perfect instrument, but it is a superb and invaluable tool that works harm only when taken as an end in itself.

--Carl Jung

quote by Carl Jung: Somewhere, right at the bottom of one's own being, one generally does know where one should go and what one should do. But there are times when the clown we call I behaves in such a distracting fashi… with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

Somewhere, right at the bottom of one's own being, one generally does know where one should go and what one should do. But there are times when the clown we call I behaves in such a distracting fashion that the inner voice cannot make its presence felt.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: How difficult it is to reach anything approaching a moderate and relatively calm point of view in the midst of one's emotions. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

How difficult it is to reach anything approaching a moderate and relatively calm point of view in the midst of one's emotions.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: We know that the wildest and most moving dramas are played not in the theatre but in the hearts of ordinary men and women. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

We know that the wildest and most moving dramas are played not in the theatre but in the hearts of ordinary men and women.

--Carl Jung


quote by Carl Jung: Modern man is sick because he is not whole. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

Modern man is sick because he is not whole.

--Carl Jung



quote by Carl Jung: Paul hardly ever allows the real Jesus of Nazareth to get a word in. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

Paul hardly ever allows the real Jesus of Nazareth to get a word in.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: Creativity is the art that can give rise to visionary metaphorical relationships, as opposed to purely psy-chological ones. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

Creativity is the art that can give rise to visionary metaphorical relationships, as opposed to purely psy-chological ones.

--Carl Jung

quote by Carl Jung: I am the triple owner of the world, the finest Turkey, the Lorelei, Germania and Helvetia of exclusively sweet butter and Naples, and I must supply the whole world with macaroni. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

I am the triple owner of the world, the finest Turkey, the Lorelei, Germania and Helvetia of exclusively sweet butter and Naples, and I must supply the whole world with macaroni.

--Carl Jung

quote by Carl Jung: The dream is a series of images, which are apparently contradictory and nonsensical, but arise in reality from psychologic material which yields a clear meaning. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

The dream is a series of images, which are apparently contradictory and nonsensical, but arise in reality from psychologic material which yields a clear meaning.

--Carl Jung


quote by Carl Jung: One could say, with a little exaggeration, that the persona is that which in reality one is not, but which oneself as well as others think one is. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

One could say, with a little exaggeration, that the persona is that which in reality one is not, but which oneself as well as others think one is.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: At times I feel as if I am spread out over the landscape and inside things, and am myself living in every tree, in the plashing of the waves, in the clouds and the animals that come and go, in the pr… with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

At times I feel as if I am spread out over the landscape and inside things, and am myself living in every tree, in the plashing of the waves, in the clouds and the animals that come and go, in the procession of the seasons.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: Active imagination requires a state of reverie, half-way between sleep and waking. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

Active imagination requires a state of reverie, half-way between sleep and waking.

--Carl Jung


quote by Carl Jung: The seat of faith, however, is not consciousness but spontaneous religious experience, which brings the individual's faith into immediate relation with God. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

The seat of faith, however, is not consciousness but spontaneous religious experience, which brings the individual's faith into immediate relation with God.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: The general function of dreams is to try to restore our psychological balance by producing dream material that re-establishes, in a subtle way, the total psychic equilibrium. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

The general function of dreams is to try to restore our psychological balance by producing dream material that re-establishes, in a subtle way, the total psychic equilibrium.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: We meet ourselves time and again in a thousand disguises on the path of life. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

We meet ourselves time and again in a thousand disguises on the path of life.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: If we feel our way into the human secrets of the sick person, the madness also reveals its system, and we recognize in the mental illness merely an exceptional reaction to emotional problems which ar… with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

If we feel our way into the human secrets of the sick person, the madness also reveals its system, and we recognize in the mental illness merely an exceptional reaction to emotional problems which are not strange to us. -- The Content of the Psychoses.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: A book of mine is always a matter of fate. There is something unpredictable about the process of writing, and I cannot prescribe for myself any predetermined course. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

A book of mine is always a matter of fate. There is something unpredictable about the process of writing, and I cannot prescribe for myself any predetermined course.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: Projection of our own shadow makes the whole world a replica of our own unknown face. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

Projection of our own shadow makes the whole world a replica of our own unknown face.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: The best political, social, and spiritual work we can do is to withdraw the projection of our shadow onto others. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

The best political, social, and spiritual work we can do is to withdraw the projection of our shadow onto others.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: A residual sea of symbols which is shared by all mankind, usually accessed through dreams or altered states, and from which cultures draw images on which to found their religions. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

A residual sea of symbols which is shared by all mankind, usually accessed through dreams or altered states, and from which cultures draw images on which to found their religions.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: The psyche is a natural phenomenon. All aspects of the psyche, even those which seem pathological or destructive, actually serve the function of furthering our psychological development. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

The psyche is a natural phenomenon. All aspects of the psyche, even those which seem pathological or destructive, actually serve the function of furthering our psychological development.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: It is astounding that man, the instigator, inventor and vehicle of all these developments, the originator of all judgements and decisions and the planner of the future, must make himself such a quant… with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

It is astounding that man, the instigator, inventor and vehicle of all these developments, the originator of all judgements and decisions and the planner of the future, must make himself such a quantité negligeable.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: I think that one should view with philosophic admiration the strange paths of the libido and should investigate the purposes of its circuitous ways. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

I think that one should view with philosophic admiration the strange paths of the libido and should investigate the purposes of its circuitous ways.

--Carl Jung



quote by Carl Jung: To become conscious of it involves recognizing the dark aspects of the personality as present and real. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

To become conscious of it involves recognizing the dark aspects of the personality as present and real.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: To ask the right question is already half the solution of a problem. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

To ask the right question is already half the solution of a problem.

--Carl Jung



quote by Carl Jung: A human being would certainly not grow to be seventy or eighty years old if this longevity had no meaning for the species. The afternoon of human life must also have a significance of its own and can… with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

A human being would certainly not grow to be seventy or eighty years old if this longevity had no meaning for the species. The afternoon of human life must also have a significance of its own and cannot be merely a pitiful appendage to life's morning.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: The principle aim of psychotherapy is not to transport one to an impossible state of happiness, but to help (the client) acquire steadfastness and patience in the face of suffering. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

The principle aim of psychotherapy is not to transport one to an impossible state of happiness, but to help (the client) acquire steadfastness and patience in the face of suffering.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: I know only that I was born and exist, and it seems to me that I have been carried along. I exist on the foundation of something I do not know. In spite of all uncertainties, I feel a solidity underl… with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

I know only that I was born and exist, and it seems to me that I have been carried along. I exist on the foundation of something I do not know. In spite of all uncertainties, I feel a solidity underlying all existence and a continuity in my mode of being.

--Carl Jung


quote by Carl Jung: For a woman, the typical danger emanating from the unconscious comes from above, from the spiritual sphere personified by the animus, whereas for a man it comes from the chthonic realm of the world a… with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

For a woman, the typical danger emanating from the unconscious comes from above, from the spiritual sphere personified by the animus, whereas for a man it comes from the chthonic realm of the world and woman, i.e., the anima projected on to the world.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: We can hardly escape the feeling that the unconscious process moves spiral-wise round a centre, gradually getting closer, while the characteristics of the centre grow more and more distinct. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

We can hardly escape the feeling that the unconscious process moves spiral-wise round a centre, gradually getting closer, while the characteristics of the centre grow more and more distinct.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: Man and woman become a devil to each other when they do not separate their spiritual paths, for the nature of created beings is always the nature of differentiation. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

Man and woman become a devil to each other when they do not separate their spiritual paths, for the nature of created beings is always the nature of differentiation.

--Carl Jung

quote by Carl Jung: No matter what the world thinks about religious experience, the one who has it possesses a great treasure, a thing that has become for him a source of life, meaning, and beauty, and that has given a … with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

No matter what the world thinks about religious experience, the one who has it possesses a great treasure, a thing that has become for him a source of life, meaning, and beauty, and that has given a new splendor to the world and to mankind.

--Carl Jung


quote by Carl Jung: Only a few individuals succeed in throwing off mythology in a time of a certain intellectual supremacy -- the mass never frees itself. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

Only a few individuals succeed in throwing off mythology in a time of a certain intellectual supremacy -- the mass never frees itself.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: You can exert no influence if you are not susceptible to influence. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

You can exert no influence if you are not susceptible to influence.

--Carl Jung






quote by Carl Jung: The divine process of change manifests itself to our human understanding ... as punishment, torment, death, and transfiguration. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

The divine process of change manifests itself to our human understanding ... as punishment, torment, death, and transfiguration.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: The totality of the psyche can never be grasped by the intellect alone. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

The totality of the psyche can never be grasped by the intellect alone.

--Carl Jung


quote by Carl Jung: No language exists that cannot be misused... Every Interpretation is hypothetical, for it is a mere attempt to read an unfamiliar text. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

No language exists that cannot be misused... Every Interpretation is hypothetical, for it is a mere attempt to read an unfamiliar text.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: All true things must change and only that which changes remains true. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

All true things must change and only that which changes remains true.

--Carl Jung

quote by Carl Jung: The unconscious mind of man sees correctly even when conscious reason is blind and impotent. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

The unconscious mind of man sees correctly even when conscious reason is blind and impotent.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: In the products of the unconscious we discover mandala symbols, that is, circular and quaternity figures which express wholeness, and whenever we wish to express wholeness, we employ just such figure… with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

In the products of the unconscious we discover mandala symbols, that is, circular and quaternity figures which express wholeness, and whenever we wish to express wholeness, we employ just such figures.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: The right way to wholeness is made up of fateful detours and wrong turnings. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

The right way to wholeness is made up of fateful detours and wrong turnings.

--Carl Jung

quote by Carl Jung: The attainment of wholeness requires one to stake one's whole being. Nothing less will do; there can be no easier conditions, no substitutes, no compromises. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

The attainment of wholeness requires one to stake one's whole being. Nothing less will do; there can be no easier conditions, no substitutes, no compromises.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: The mandala is an archetypal image whose occurrence is attested throughout the ages. It signifies the wholeness of the self. This circular image represents the wholeness of the psychic ground or, to … with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

The mandala is an archetypal image whose occurrence is attested throughout the ages. It signifies the wholeness of the self. This circular image represents the wholeness of the psychic ground or, to put it in mythic terms, the divinity incarnate in man.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: Wholeness is not achieved by cutting off a portion of one's being, but by integration of the contraries. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

Wholeness is not achieved by cutting off a portion of one's being, but by integration of the contraries.

--Carl Jung
quote by Carl Jung: An old alchemist gave the following consolation to one of his disciples: No matter how isolated you are and how lonely you feel, if you do your work truly and conscientiously, unknown friends will co… with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

An old alchemist gave the following consolation to one of his disciples: No matter how isolated you are and how lonely you feel, if you do your work truly and conscientiously, unknown friends will come and seek you.

--Carl Jung




quote by Carl Jung: Individuation is to divest the self of false wrappings. with background image: photo of author Carl Jung with quote

Individuation is to divest the self of false wrappings.

--Carl Jung

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